The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 65 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% - 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.44% - 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£380 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +40.01%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
123 53 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.37% 8.65% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 40 57
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the Bristol region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Bristol region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Ant
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ant.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle